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" ... by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth, an ingenious expedient which is still kept up by some families in Albany; but which prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated... "
The Edinburgh Monthly Review - Page 242
1821
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 860 pages
...lady, which was, to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, mbers Flat-Bush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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Higher Lessons in English: A Work on English Grammar and Composition ..., Book 2

Alonzo Reed, Brainerd Kellogg - 1881 - 302 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Platbush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. — Irving. COMPOSITION. US. SUMMARY OF RULES...
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The Normal Fifth Reader

Albert Newton Raub - 1878 - 444 pages
...old lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth —...prevails, without exception, in Communipaw, Bergen, Flat-Bush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. 6. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880 - 826 pages
...lady, which was, to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table 1/ya string from the coiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth — an Ingenious exP"dient. which is still kept up by some families In Albany, but which prevails, without exception,...
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The Works of Washington Irving...

Washington Irving - 1881 - 916 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea table, by a string from the ceil ing,, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth — an ingenious expedient, whirh is still kept up by some families in Albany ; but which prevails without exception in Communipaw,...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 1108 pages
...old lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth,—...Bush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages.' How easy, simple, and sprightly, as of one who catches his tints direct from nature, always fresh and...
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Irving's Works: A history of New York

Washington Irving - 1882 - 558 pages
...lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth, —...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncohtaminated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1883 - 586 pages
...old lady, which was to suspend a large lump directly over the tea-table by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from mouth to mouth, —...prevails, without exception, in Communipaw, Bergen, Flat-Bush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages.' How easy, simple, and sprightly, as of one who...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 1134 pages
...lump directly over the tea-table by H string from the celling, so that ft could be swung from mouth lo mouth, — an ingenious expedient, which is still...Albany, but which prevails, without exception, in Commuuipaw, Bergen, Flat-Bush, and all our unconttiminated Dutch villages/ How easy, simple, and sprightly,...
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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1888 - 542 pages
...lump directly over the tea-table, by a string from the ceiling, so that it could be swung from moutli to mouth, — an ingenious expedient, which is still...prevails without exception in Communipaw, Bergen, Flatbush, and all our uncontaminated Dutch villages. At these primitive tea-parties the utmost propriety...
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